Bill G. and I just picked up a small box of Brian Schuman’s excellent Classic golf balls in order to sell them to FHG players. We only have a few dozen, but we expect to get more later this year. The cost is $36/dozen or $9/three-ball sleeve (cash only, please). To eliminate shipping charges, we’re just … More Classic Golf Balls For Sale To FHG Players
Chris McIntyre and his great Auld Golfer web site continues to offer terrific information for the hickory golf enthusiast. And look at the cool bag tag Chris just sent me! One side show the Auld Golf logo, with the motto Estudio Cuota (which I think means “Study, Share”). The other side notes I am Member #12! I like this … More Auld Golf Says “Study, Share”
Callaway Golf has posted a pretty darn interesting interview with Phil Mickelson on club fitting. The show is called The Fitting Room and the episode is Phil Mickelson’s Fitting Secrets. It runs for 16:24. Obviously, some of this is a promotion for Callaway, and there’s NOTHING here about hickory clubs. But Phil’s take on fitting is quite unique. … More Club Fitting The Phil Mickelson Way
PGA.com has posted a nice article about some tour pros hitting “vintage” clubs at the Northern Trust to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the event. These vintage clubs range from true hickory-shafted woods through early metal woods from the 1990s (ancient stuff when you’re 22, huh?). A video is included, the best part of which is … More PGA Tour Players Hit Vintage Clubs at Northern Trust
The SOHG site just published an excellent overview of Demo Day at the 2016 PGA Show, where several hickory golfers hosted where participants could hickory clubs provided by Tad Moore and Louisville Golf. It’s estimated more than 250 people participated and they hit more than 1,000 golf balls during the demo! Golf pros Mark … More The Pros Come Out To Hit Hickories At PGA Show
Mac at Auld Golf has an interesting article about bent hickory shafts and when (or if) they need to be straightened. Good stuff from the Master. There are a lot of little things to know about straightening shafts. First of all, why is it needing to be straightened? Many clubs were bent into the St … More Bent Shafts? Auld Golf Responds.
The online version of Golf Digest just posted an article about one of the first American-made woods being for sale (a Bridgeport Gun Implement Company (BGI) pictured below – circa 1898). Sadly, it was a poorly edited piece of garbage article. Except for the headline, they never noted the wood was available on ebay at a Buy It … More Golf Digest Notes One of the first American-Made Woods is For Sale – $2,500